Ema Mitarai obtained her Bachelor of Music Degree from Toho Gakuen College of Music in Tokuo, Japan, and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, in the United Kingdom. She has won numerous awards, including a Rotary Foundation Scholarship, and was awarded a coveted prize at the North London Music Festival. She has been teaching harp at the Royal Bangkok Symphony Music School since 2015, and she is principal harpist of the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra. Ema has given solo and chamber recitals at a variety of venues around the world.
Dharayadee has more than forty years of teaching experience, including nine at the Royal Bangkok Symphony School. She also taught harp for a long time at The Royal Thai Navy School of Music and Tamnak Prathom Harp. Her wealth of experience over many decades has resulted from the teaching of hundreds of children and adults. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the Conservatoire de Versailles, France, also studying at the Schola Cantorum in Paris. As well as harp, Dharayadee has also taught piano at the Yamaha School. As a performer she has played regularly with the Royal Thai Navy Orchestra, the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, and the Siam Sinfonietta.